The Company

GHCL Limited was incorporated on the 14th of October 1983, and is the largest manufacturer of Soda Ash at a single location in the Country.

4 Decades in the Industry
Turnover – 45.84 Billion
7 Consecutive years – Certified Great Place To work
The company

In the Chemicals sector, the company manufactures Soda Ash (Anhydrous Sodium Carbonate), a major raw material for detergents, glass & ceramics industries and Sodium Bicarbonate (baking soda). The company has a Soda Ash manufacturing plant at Sutrapada in Gujarat with an installed production capacity of 12 Lakh MTPA and is in the process of expanding it by another 500 Thousand MTPA by end of 2025. GHCL Soda Ash is available in two grades –light and dense grade and is marketed in India under the brand name ‘LION’. GHCL also has lignite mines at Khadsaliya in the Bhavnagar district of Gujarat to supply the raw material needed for the production of Soda ash. GHCL also produces around 0.12 MTPA of Sodium Bicarbonate which is an important raw material for industries like bakery, pharma, fire extinguisher manufacturing, cleaning agents etc.


GHCL’s Consumer Product division manufactures and sells Edible salt and Industrial grade salt under the brand name i-FLO & Sapan. The division has its salt manufacturing facility at Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu and a refinery at Chennai for edible salt manufacturing.

At GHCL, we believe in the principle of wellbeing for everyone. This is in line with our core value of “respect” for individuals and environment. For us the wellbeing of our stakeholders especially the communities in which we operate is an integral part of business sustainability & strategy and we see this as an opportunity to add value towards promoting inclusive growth. All such interventions are undertaken under the aegis of CSR through GHCL Foundation. The foundation has identified 3 Major Strategic/Flagship themes viz. Agriculture/Animal Husbandry, Health Care (Primary) and Education (Including Vocational Training). Majority of investments of the foundation are directed towards these theme areas, while in other areas interventions are largely need based.

Our actions and approach to achieve environmental stewardship include energy and water efficiency, waste management, renewable energy and greener manufacturing processes and technologies. GHCL is driven by the spirit of innovation and is continuously focusing upon sustainable products and packaging innovations.

GHCL Limited focuses on adopting sustainable solutions based on time-tested business practices.

The core elements of our business strategy include:

Robust & Profitable growth
Robust & Profitable growth
Focus on Value Systems
Focus on Value Systems
Sustainable Inclusive growth
Sustainable Inclusive growth

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